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I found this on your hub; if you need a matching...

I found this on your hub; if you need a matching front hub it looks like may have one..or even a belt buckle MOMBAT: Hi-E History (http://mombat.org/MOMBAT/BikeHistoryPages/HiE.html)
08-27-15, 11:47 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

With my Daytona gruppo, I gear up the front...

With my Daytona gruppo, I gear up the front derailleur lever with one longish sweep from the inside stop to outside stop and press once on the tab to gear down; and never have had to do any trim...
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03-02-15, 01:21 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

"I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one...

"I'm sure we all agree that we ought to love one another, and I know there are people in the world who do not love their fellow human beings — and I hate people like that!" Tom Lehrer
02-24-15, 12:31 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I'm also thinking that some of the OEM "holes"...

I'm also thinking that some of the OEM "holes" are not drilled; hence not drillium.
02-21-15, 08:30 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Yes, but the derailleur comes apart without...

Yes, but the derailleur comes apart without removing the stop doesn't it? Even though I knew about removable stop I had one in a Nuevo Record that was stuck, so I tried for about an hour to install...
02-21-15, 05:28 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

It appears to be the cage stop; it is used to...

It appears to be the cage stop; it is used to keep the cage spring under tension.
02-21-15, 12:14 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

If you're looking, Yokozuna makes a modern (but...

If you're looking, Yokozuna makes a modern (but not as cool looking) version Yokozuna Premium Cables, Housing and Brake Pads (http://www.yokozunausa.com/scsuth.html)

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02-21-15, 01:35 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The SR rear derailleur is rated at 28T; the...

The SR rear derailleur is rated at 28T; the difference from a Nuovo Record 26T is the cage. Since most the parts of Nuovo Gran Sport (also 26T), NR and SR rear derailleurs are interchangeable, you...
02-16-15, 02:32 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Well it appears to be 54T you can't rule out...

Well it appears to be 54T you can't rule out thatit's a Campy based on number of teeth. However, it appears that the cutouts are skimming the markings, so it probably wasn't sold that way.
02-09-15, 09:50 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I have two gruppos waiting for frames (and a...

I have two gruppos waiting for frames (and a third I don't know what l'm going to do with) that I started collecting about 20 years ago. (My next build will probably be a celese bianchi if I can find...
02-09-15, 03:02 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I've heard about things like that, which was...

I've heard about things like that, which was happen to people..
02-09-15, 12:16 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I think "Ashtabula" is one of the coolest words...

I think "Ashtabula" is one of the coolest words in biking. I love looking at vintage 10 speeds and telling the owners, "Oh, I see your bike has an Ashtabula crank!"
02-09-15, 11:56 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The more I look at this, I almost sure the damage...

The more I look at this, I almost sure the damage was done by a lower cage bearing installed upside down.


I found this link that shows similar damage (but certainly not brinelling). Tamia...
02-09-15, 12:27 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Could you take a picture of one of the bearings...

Could you take a picture of one of the bearings positioned on the crown race?
02-08-15, 09:27 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Do you have a picture of the caged bearings you...

Do you have a picture of the caged bearings you removed from the bottom?
02-08-15, 07:07 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Perhaps the cage bearings were in upside down?

Perhaps the cage bearings were in upside down?
02-08-15, 02:42 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Where there there any ball bearings in lower cup...

Where there there any ball bearings in lower cup when you took it apart? The fact that somehow a new bearing surfaced was formed also makes it looks like it was run without ball bearings for a...
02-08-15, 02:33 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Cut it open and make sure something didn't crawl...

Cut it open and make sure something didn't crawl inside before you patched it. :lol:
02-07-15, 01:52 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I find it both telling and sad that an LBS would...

I find it both telling and sad that an LBS would try replacing a new derailleur with an identical new derailleur in hopes it would work; we no longer have mechanics, we have parts replacers. The most...
02-07-15, 12:42 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Mountain bike riding I have found a couple of...

Mountain bike riding I have found a couple of near new moisture wicking style shirts, and a socket set.

Road riding I found 3- 13mm wrenches on three different occasions, enough of empty Nitrous...
01-23-15, 02:34 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The decision may rest on your configuration. The...

The decision may rest on your configuration. The larger the max cog, the more need of a longer cage derailleur; or triple crank.
01-19-15, 11:52 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I take NR/SR/GS derailleurs apart all the time;...

I take NR/SR/GS derailleurs apart all the time; the only special tool you might need to make is to ground a flat head screw driver so the end doesn't taper in case the cage stop (slotted pin) is...
01-19-15, 11:36 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

There is a solution for that. Soma sells a longer...

There is a solution for that. Soma sells a longer cage plates (copied from the Gran Sport Rally derailleur), that increases the chain wrap on NR derailleurs. Soma Nuova Retro Derailleur Cage Plates...
01-19-15, 11:15 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I was measuring how far the spindle extended from...

I was measuring how far the spindle extended from the drive side cup; the spindle outside the cup, should be 35mm on the drive side.
01-19-15, 01:03 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

It looks promising; both use a 117mm spindle. The...

It looks promising; both use a 117mm spindle. The Gran Sport triple uses a thin wall BB, and while NR used a thick wall, but a 117 spindle for a thick wall BB would be a rare bird so I would check to...
01-17-15, 10:59 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

not verktyg, but yes they do VO Alloy Headset,...

not verktyg, but yes they do VO Alloy Headset, JIS - Headsets - Components (http://store.velo-orange.com/index.php/components/headsets/vo-alloy-headset-in-iso-or-jis-size-38.html) (with a 41mm stack...
01-17-15, 10:48 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I think you are a little mixed up here. If the OP...

I think you are a little mixed up here. If the OP honed down the JIS crown race from 27.0 to 26.4. then he would be converting the crown race to use an ISO headset. The "old" JIS is 27.0x 30 and the...
01-17-15, 09:38 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The stingrays were the first BMX bikes; change...

The stingrays were the first BMX bikes; change the handlebars and seat and you'll have a BMX to bum around on..I reversed engineered a BMX once when my oldest son was younger.

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01-17-15, 12:12 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Easiest way to tell the difference between...

Easiest way to tell the difference between Victory and Chorus are the dust caps. Chorus dust caps are slightly domed, while the Victory would be flat. So yes, they are Victory..The front bearings are...
01-16-15, 05:02 PM
01-16-15, 11:03 AM
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I'm not sure what planet you dropped down from...

I'm not sure what planet you dropped down from but disposable income has been on the decline for decades and the explosive growth of recreational time is the result of 1/3 of all Americans not...
01-16-15, 01:00 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

There is also a Park CCW-15. The reason they are...

There is also a Park CCW-15. The reason they are expensive is because they are no longer made; once a really good and useful tool goes out of production it's value doubles or more.

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01-15-15, 01:57 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I wasn't going to stalk the fellow. It's just I...

I wasn't going to stalk the fellow. It's just I can understand someone wanting to be part of such an event and lamenting they don't have a bike that fits the criteria, but that wasn't the case. So I...
01-15-15, 12:37 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I wouldn't bother looking for the Park Tool CCw-2...

I wouldn't bother looking for the Park Tool CCw-2 at any bike store; Park Tool discontinued it a long time ago. But there are others so you don't have to buy a Campy P-nut butter wrench unless you...
01-14-15, 11:00 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

It seems there are hundreds of sponsored rides...

It seems there are hundreds of sponsored rides (maybe thousands) where you can ride pretty much any bike you want. The whole point of the Erocia is it's different; if it did not have the rules for...
01-13-15, 05:26 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The brake levers are Super Record and the...

The brake levers are Super Record and the derailleur is first model Athena; the adjustable "bushing" (which looks good to me) is for a B adjustment. Prior to this Campy did not believe that a inline...
01-13-15, 01:38 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Many older bikes have 15mm crank bolts;...

Many older bikes have 15mm crank bolts; occasionally the standard 15mm sockets are too thick to fit inside the cut out portion of the crank where the bolt is.

as far as a replacement for a 15mm...
01-13-15, 12:40 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I understand Aurora has a very humid climate.

I understand Aurora has a very humid climate.
01-12-15, 11:12 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

I'm guessing the inside of the roller has rusted...

I'm guessing the inside of the roller has rusted so now it won't turn. Try soaking it in vinegar over night and see of you can't break it free.
01-09-15, 01:27 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Well I guess it's a matter of using reasonable...

Well I guess it's a matter of using reasonable force. I pulled several cups using the method; it was quick, easy and didn't leave any parks on the cups or hub (BTW I tested this on a donor hub before...
01-08-15, 11:27 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

If you look at Post 20 in the above link, T-Mar...

If you look at Post 20 in the above link, T-Mar shows how to use these cheap cartridge bearing pullers Bike Tools Etc. - 1000's of bicycle tools and parts for the home mechanic!...
01-08-15, 12:12 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

My bad, my brain got turned around thinking the...

My bad, my brain got turned around thinking the cup when on the non-drive side. Regardless most of what I said still applies, just move the cup instructions to the right side. Could you take a photo...
01-08-15, 01:10 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

First a couple of clarifications; you show the...

First a couple of clarifications; you show the non-drive cup partially threaded, so I assume your threading issue is with this cup. Do you any trouble threading in the drive side cartridge? I'm...
01-07-15, 01:51 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

There is nothing that says you can't use the...

There is nothing that says you can't use the French stem in a BSC steerer; as I said before it is only .2mm smaller. The only reason my steerer split was because the steerer groove was cut far enough...
01-06-15, 08:58 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

The best non-swear word user of all times....

The best non-swear word user of all times. Godfrey Daniels, Drat, Suffering Sciatica, Mother of Pearl, Shhhades of Bacchus, Meshach and Abednego; WC Fields
01-06-15, 05:33 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Again, it's what you want. First, while Peugeot...

Again, it's what you want. First, while Peugeot changed to BSC bottom brackets in the 80's they still stayed with French threaded steerers and French stems. Since you seem to have two sets of French...
01-06-15, 01:28 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Campy did make a NR triple VeloBase.com -...

Campy did make a NR triple VeloBase.com - Component: Campagnolo 1049/5, Record (Triple) (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=5e4be2a4-2f98-4b0d-8330-4d4834bb9518&Enum=115) The size is 52/42/36...
01-06-15, 12:06 PM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

If you want to use the 22.2 stem with a French...

If you want to use the 22.2 stem with a French Thread, then you may have to sand down the stem to make it fit the steerer and/or headset locknut. From Sheldon Brown.

French stems are 0.2mm...
01-06-15, 01:05 AM
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Posted By onespeedbiker

Agreed, during the 1980's Peugeot transitioned...

Agreed, during the 1980's Peugeot transitioned from French to BSC (with a few Swiss) bottom brackets. My 1985 PH 501 had a French fork/stem and BSC bottom bracket (as did most of the 1985 and 1986...
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